How engineer Russell Elevado found the vintage sound of Erykah Badu’s Mama’s Gun

We sit down with Elevado to walk us through the analogue equipment used to capture Badu’s sound during a famed era of creativity at Electric Lady studios

A conversation with Willo Perron, the mind behind Jay-Z’s 4:44 campaign

The creative director sits down with Crack to talk Jay-Z’s 4:44 artwork and the visuals for the forthcoming tour

Chester Bennington obit

Chester Bennington’s vulnerability resonated with a generation

In light of the Linkin Park frontman’s tragic passing, Gabriel Szatan remembers a man who meant so much to so many

Meet Anna of the North, the singer featured on Tyler, the Creator’s Boredom

We FaceTimed Anna to get the inside scoop on how she ended up on ‘Flower Boy’

Celebrating The Global Network of AFROPUNK

Ahead of their second annual London event, Bex Shorunke meets the key players and crucial creatives that form the fabric of AFROPUNK’s creative community

In Photos: Lovebox 2017

Vicky Grout captured Frank Ocean’s highly anticipated set and the atmosphere on ground at the Victoria Park blowout

The overlooked genius of Missy Elliott’s Supa Dupa Fly

US rap critic Kathy Iandoli honours Missy Elliott’s debut album, exploring how it changed the game by shifting the direction for women in rap

Photographer Steph Wilson destabilises regressive beauty norms through image

Get to know the photographer behind Crack’s M.I.A. cover shoot

The Unrelenting Energy of DJ Stingray

Angus Thomas Paterson meets the man behind the mask – cult Drexciyan DJ Sherard Ingram